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Using chick embryology as a teaching tool


Using chick embryology as a teaching tool

Dr. Tony Pescatore from the University of Kentucky will discuss how embryology projects can be used as a teaching tool in the home or classroom.

When: Aug 11, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Using chick embryology as a teaching  tool

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Dr. Pescatore mentioned that he likes to read books to the younger kids when he does his one week program. He sent me a list of books he likes:

Non-fiction books

  • Burton, Robert. Egg: A Photographic Story of Hatching.  
  • Fowler, Allan. The Chicken or the Egg?  
  • Heller, Ruth. Chickens Aren’t the Only Ones.
  • Jenkins, Priscilla Belz. A Nest Full of Eggs
  • Jeunesse, Galimard and Pascale de Bourgoing. The Egg.
  • Johnson, Sylvia A. Inside an Egg.
  • Legg, Gerald. From Egg to Chicken.
  • McCormick, Rosemary. Eggs: The Inside Story. (This is a Big Book Magazine from Scholastic).
  • Nelson, Robin. From Egg to Chicken
  • Pattchett, Josephine.  Eggs and Chicks.
  • Selsam, Millicent. Egg to Chick (Reading Rainbow Book).
  • Sklansky, Amy E. Where Do Chicks Come From?
  • Wallace, Karen. Duckling Days.

Fiction Books:

  • Blackaby, Susan. Hatching Chicks.
  • Croxe, Molly. Big Egg
  • Daniel, Claire. The Chick That Wouldn’t Hatch
  • Friend, Catherine. The Perfect Nest.
  • Helakoski, Leslie. Big Chickens
  • Himmelman, John. Chickens to the Rescue
  • Kasza, Keiko. A Mother for Choco
  • Degen, Bruce. Little Chick’s Big Day.
  • Laminack, Lester L. Three Hens and a Peacock.
  • Min, Laura. Mrs. Sato’s Hens.
  • Montes, Marisa. Egg-napped!
  • Numeroff, Laura. The Chicken Sisters
  • Reynolds, Aaron. Chicks and Salsa
  • Robertson, M. P. The Egg.
  • Sykes, Julie. Dora’s Eggs.
  • Sully, Katherine. Pig’s Egg
  • Wallace, Carol. The Missing Egg Mystery.

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